21C Hotel

Photo from 21c's website

LouisvilleKY hotel Inducted into Historic Hotels of America in 2018

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Historic Hotels of America®, the official program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation for recognizing and celebrating the finest and most significant historic hotels, has inducted 27 historic hotels into membership in 2018. The oldest hotel dates back to the 1880s. Many of the historic hotels are adaptive reuse historic hotels that have involved converting some or all of a historically significant building to a hotel. Originally, these buildings were built for another purpose in their history. 16 of the 27 historic hotels inducted in 2018 are listed in the National Register of Historic Places, four of the…

Big Man on Main Street

What can you say about a huge statue of a naked man appearing in a prominent spot in downtown Louisville? Pretty darn cool. I heard Mandy Connell taking bets on her radio show on how long it would take some snooty group to take offense. Credit the good folks at the 21C Hotel for the brilliance of installing Big Dave, including his full manhood, during Derby Week. How big? The statue is 30-feet tall, and is considered to be a perfectly proportional male. Read all about the David statue here. And here he is.